Monthly Archives: December 2018

Local Men Spend Cold Night on Sixteen Mile

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Sheriff’s Search and Rescue were sent to the North end of Gallatin County this morning to rescue two local men that spent the night in single digit temperatures.  At 7:00 this morning the Meagher County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  Friday at 3:20 pm., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the South Plateau Trail approximately 3 miles southwest of the Town of West Yellowstone. The injured party, … Continue reading

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Gallatin Canyon Assault

(Gallatin County, MT) On Friday, December 28, 2018, at about 1:45 PM, deputies were called to a residence off Highway 191 near the Lava Lake trail head. The caller reported that a person had been stabbed in the chest. The caller … Continue reading

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North Carolina Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Saturday December 29, 2018 at 9:30 am, the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the Two Top Trail, approximately 8 miles west of West Yellowstone. The injured party, … Continue reading

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Washington Woman Injured in Snowmobile Crash

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) Wednesday at 3:37 p.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a call from a woman reporting that her daughter had been involved in a snowmobile crash. The injured snowmobiler, a 21 year old female from Gig Harbor … Continue reading

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I-90 Fatal Accident

A multi vehicle accident on I-90 late Christmas Eve claimed the lives of two local people. Laci D Burkhart, 35, of Willow Creek, and Judd Richard Smutt, 41, of Bozeman were killed when the vehicle they were in traveled across … Continue reading

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ITunes Scam

(Gallatin County, Montana) The latest gift card scam reported to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office involves iTunes cards. In this case, someone hacked a Yahoo account and sent out requests to the contact list, asking for them to purchase iTunes … Continue reading

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Gallatin County finalizes Logan Landfill land exchange

After over a decade of work, a land swap between Gallatin County and the state has been finalized, giving the county ownership of the ground the Logan Landfill sits on, and increasing access to public lands for citizens and visitors. … Continue reading

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Drinking Horse Rescue

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Saturday at 10:25 am, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Bridger Canyon Fire Department, and an American Medical Response ambulance responded to a backcountry rescue on the Drinking Horse Trail.  A 32 year-old-man was hiking with his wife and … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Treatment Court honoring participants with Christmas celebration

Gallatin County Treatment Court will be holding its annual Christmas celebration on Friday, Dec. 14. The celebration is to honor the participants’ commitment to changing their lives. Treatment Court starts at 9 a.m. in Gallatin County District Court Judge John … Continue reading

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